Reduced GBP Risk; No-Deal Brexit Becomes Law….

by John Knobel

Market Drivers

UK parliament official break started;

GBP to trade heavily now that law passed to avoid a no-deal Brexit; GBP/USD +260 pips last 5 days pair aiming for 1.25 from current 1.2360?

German parliament starts Budget discussions;

German economic discipline being challenged by cheap credit and recession fears; DAX faces resistance potential for index to dip lower on profit taking;

ECB to cut interest rates;

Euro traders seeking to trade ahead of Thursdays European Central Bank (ECB) interest rate decision; Thursday could be catalyst for break-out strategies to kick it and drive EU stock indices and the EUR;

Market volatility drops; VIX index down -19% last 5 days;

Positive news US -China set October date to restart trade talks; Asian, EU and US major stock markets higher last 30 days; Dow +685 points; Eurostoxx 50 +5%; Italy MIB +8%; Nikkei +710 points;

Precious Metals holding gains;

Expectations of interest rate cuts adding price support for Gold and Silver; European Central Bank (ECB) to cut EUR interest rates on Thursday; US Fed to follow end of September;

Source: FXGM / Bloomberg